Posted By: newsmaker 31.07.2018
© AFP 2018 / Brendan SmialowskiПрезидент USA Donald trump. Archival photo© 2018 AFP / Brendan Smialowski
The European Union is considering construction of a terminal for the purchase of liquefied natural gas from the United States. The President of the United States Donald trump said during a press conference with Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte.
As told by the American leader, it is about building from nine to 11 ports.
«And we (the Americans — Approx. ed.) are already negotiating with the European Union regarding the construction from nine to eleven ports which will accept liquefied natural gas from the United States,» said trump.
However, he added that the construction of these facilities will be paid from the EU budget.
Earlier it became known that Donald trump is in talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker received some concessions from Brussels in order to avoid a trade war .
«Brussels agreed to consider increasing exports of liquefied natural gas from the U.S., lower industrial tariffs, to align standards for products of medical use, but also increase imports of soybeans,» writes the Wall Street Journal, citing the EU official.
This information was later confirmed by the American leader.
In mid-July, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the attacks by the us administration for the project «Nord stream 2» are attempts to force the Europeans to purchase the more expensive liquefied natural gas from the United States.